Area of focus: Government/Politics

Opportunity

Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship

Fellowship from National Press Foundation

For more than 30 years, the Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship has introduced promising young(ish) D.C. reporters to the city they’re assigned to cover. In monthly sessions, fellows learn how … Last updated October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 5, 2022 | Recurring

Opportunity

Threats to Democracy in the U.S.

Grant, Rolling from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center is seeking proposals for enterprise stories that focus on threats to democratic institutions in the United States. Topics can include, but are not limited to, voting suppression; … Last updated September 24, 2022

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Opportunity

Information and Elections in the Digital Era

Training from Knight Center Journalism Courses

While the digital era has presented opportunities for enhancing freedom of expression, social media also poses new challenges.  The spread of disinformation and misinformation online, intimidation and harassment (particularly against … Last updated September 5, 2022

Opportunity

Civic Engagement Open Inquiry

Grant, Rolling up to $150 from Rita Allen Foundation

For this submission period, the Foundation is seeking letters proposing innovative, early-stage work that advances civic science approaches and knowledge. Inquiries may address issues and challenges such as emerging science … Last updated September 5, 2022

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Opportunity

Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship

Fellowship from Council on Foreign Relations

Launched in 1949, the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship seeks to promote the quality of responsible and discerning journalism that exemplified the work of Edward R. Murrow. One CFR resident … Last updated June 18, 2022

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Council on Foreign Relations

Civic/Community Organization

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators … Last updated May 22, 2022

Opportunity

Type Media Center Journalism Fellowship

Fellowship, Rolling from Type Media Center

The Journalism Fellowship Program at Type Media Center is a multi-year fellowship that allows emerging and established journalists to write on complex social and political issues. The fellows form a … Last updated November 11, 2022

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The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation

Foundation

The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation (PCLB) was formed in 1999, by Dr. Peter Buck and his wife Carmen Lucia as a private family foundation to manage their family’s … Last updated May 30, 2022

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John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. MacArthur is placing a few big … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University

Academic Institution

The Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University is a college dedicated to the advancement of communication research and education through creativity, connectivity, and diversity–creating collaborative relationships for the greater … Last updated October 10, 2022

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Open Society Foundations

Foundation

The Open Society Foundations, founded by George Soros, are the world’s largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights. They provide thousands of grants … Last updated November 26, 2022

Opportunity

Journalism and Communications Summer Programs

Internship from The Fund for American Studies

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) hosts Washington, DC-based and virtual Academic Internship Programs for undergraduate students each summer, fall and spring. TFAS programs include academic credit from George Mason … Last updated October 10, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: March 14, 2023 | Recurring

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News Leaders’ Association

Non-profit

NLA is the result of a merger between the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and the Associated Press Media Editors (APME). Their stated mission is to: a. Advocate for the values of … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Election SOS

Initiative

Election SOS is an initiative dedicated to supporting U.S. journalists in responding to critical 2020 election information needs. It offers training for journalists, connecting them to best practices, resources, and … Last updated May 30, 2022

Opportunity

F.M. Kirby Grants

Grant from F.M. Kirby Foundation

The Foundation has no required application format, but believes that a solicitation includes: a report on the use of previous grants received from the F. M. Kirby Foundation (applicable to … Last updated June 3, 2022

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International Women’s Media Foundation

Foundation

NGO seeking to support women journalists and photographers. Provides funding in addition to training and networking opportunities. Open to female-identifying journalists or groups that are majority female only. https://www.iwmf.org/about/Last updated March 31, 2022

Opportunity

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Grants

Grant, Rolling up to $50,000 from Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

Where The Foundation Works The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation funds across the South, but given the region’s size and complexity, it focuses the majority of our efforts in priority places where … Last updated July 19, 2022

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The Miami Foundation

Foundation

The Miami Foundation is focused on building a stronger Miami forever. Over the last 50 years it has invested more than $400 million into its community, and it houses more … Last updated March 26, 2022

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Triangle Community Foundation

Civic/Community Organization

Triangle Community Foundation is building a stronger Triangle for all. By working with dedicated donors and strong nonprofits, it is able to guide gifts in a strategic way to fill in … Last updated March 26, 2022

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Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information

Academic Institution

The Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information is an incubator for ideas and initiatives that give the public timely and affordable access to the information necessary for informed, … Last updated March 25, 2022